Announcing the Netivot Shalom Music Festival Lineup! #jewsrock @cnsberkeley!
The Netivot Shalom Music Festival is back, and it cannot be contained to just one night! The Festival will now feature five monthly Sunday concerts, starting on January 20th with Rabbi Creditor and The Way Praise Team (with Pastor Michael McBride). Each concert features a distinct style of music performed by really talented musicians.
Additional details and info about the artists are available at www.brownpapertickets.com.What's more, you can purchase the perfect Chanukah gift, a season pass to all five concerts for just $50, which is $20 off the price of individual tickets!
I had a beautiful day today. I stood with my sister, a passionate rabbi serving the U.S. Navy as a chaplain, at the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. We remembered our grandfather of blessed memory, who fought for America and shared hard-earned wisdom with his children and grandchildren.
I looked to my right and saw the Washington Monument. Looked to my left at the Lincoln Memorial. I read quotes engraved on massive stones. And I felt, to my core, one sad feeling: too much war.
Too. Much. War.
The quotes and certain retellings of history would have me believe that we fought for pure purposes: we fought for religious freedom, we fought to end slavery, we fought for freedom for all humanity, we fought to end tyranny. But it's also true that we fought (and fight) for economic interests. It&…